land·ing noun \ˈlan-diŋ\
: an act of returning to the ground or another surface after a flight
: a level area at the top of stairs or between two sets of stairs
: a place where boats and ships load and unload passengers and cargo
: an act or process of one that lands; especially : a going or bringing to a surface (as land or shore) after a voyage or flight
: a place for discharging and taking on passengers and cargo
: a level part of a staircase (as at the end of a flight of stairs)
plural : the amount of fish or shellfish landed annually in a particular area
Examples of LANDING
- The plane made a smooth landing.
- The helicopter had to make an emergency landing.
- The pilot was practicing takeoffs and landings.
- Landing in high winds can be dangerous.
- Our plane was cleared for landing.
- We stopped to rest at the first floor landing.
- I waited at the landing for the ferry.
First Known Use of LANDING
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